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What colors do Poinsettias come in?

What colors do Poinsettias come in? There are more than 100 varieties of Poinsettias. Do you opt for the traditional colors and varieties, or prefer to display an uncommon or new take on this popular holiday plant? We searched GrowIt! and found Poinsettias in blue, teal, purple, and pink hues. Members staged them in giant […]

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First annual Plant Master VIP trip recap

We hosted the top Plant Masters in Chicago for a couple of days the last week in June to thank them for all of their contributions to the GrowIt! community. Members were treated to amazing food, a kokedama workshop, a garden tour, and architectural boat tour. And lots of laughter and conversation. Plant Masters are […]

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Chicago Flower Show 2018: Designer Spotlight

 “FLOWERTALES: Every Garden Has a Story to Tell,” features 20+ gardens interpreting the unique role flowers and plants play in the stories of our lives and literature. The show runs from Wednesday, March 14 through Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Navy Pier in Chicago.   Tuesday night is the special charity preview, Evening in Bloom. […]

Fall Member Spotlight Passion People Plants

Ode to My Wildflower Garden

Member Spotlight: This is a guest post re-published from GrowIt! community member @daisy96’s blog “Sienna Mae Heath’s Writing: The Art of Savoring Time.” Check out all of her posts and subscribe to her blog here. Connect with her on GrowIt! here. (tap from mobile). May this post inspire your wildflower garden. —————————————————————————————————   ‘Tis the season for […]

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Montessori Students Growing with their Garden

Member Spotlight: This is a guest blog from the Rawald family. They live in Texas and leverage the GrowIt! community as part of their Montessori curriculum. Most of their posts are from their 9-year-old daughter. Connect with gardenchild (tap from mobile) on GrowIt!. ————————————————————————————————— Hi! We are the Rawald family. My husband and I have […]

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Gardening with Grandchildren

Member Spotlight: The following is a guest blog post from GrowIt! member ‘melindah.’ Melinda created a learning container garden with her grandchildren in Washington state. Connect with Melinda on GrowIt! (tap from mobile) and ask for tips on keeping young children interested in gardening. Also, check out the resources from our friends at kidsgardening.org, including an […]

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3 Tips for Floral Photography

Member Spotlight: This is a guest blog with GrowIt! member Gabrielle Davis . Gabrielle is a photographer and gardener in Chicago. Check out a few of her photos below and connect with Gabrielle (tap from mobile) on GrowIt!. And if you’re looking for step-by-step instructions on how to add a photo to GrowIt!, check out this […]

Fall Passion People Plants

The spookiest, #Haunted Plants on GrowIt!

Post your most spine chilling plants with the #Haunted to GrowIt! and be entered into a contest to win a spook-facular Halloween Treat! One terrifying plant will be drawn on November 4th. Don’t miss out on our #Haunted fun! Below, check out some of our spookiest plants with the #Haunted on GrowIt! (All #Haunted posts […]

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A Lost Art?

Member Spotlight: This is a guest blog with GrowIt! member Belinda Starnes. Belinda has a passion for growing her own food and canning using her grandparents’ recipies. Connect with Belinda (tap from mobile) on GrowIt!. My fond memories of canning: At a very young age, I was exposed to gardening & canning as a way […]

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Indoors Plant Care Tips

Member Spotlight: This is a guest blog with GrowIt! member Ben Thorton. He has some great tips on how to keep your plants healthy and growing through the fall and winter months. Connect with Ben (tap from mobile) on GrowIt!. Fall months are quickly creeping up on us and soon the temperatures outside will start dropping […]

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